Kading said she hopes people will find her music to be peaceful and relaxing.
Volunteers in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology sewed over 1,000 face masks for employees to wear at work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CSU Magazine: How do bats stay healthy while hosting viruses that cause vicious disease in people? The answers could lead to COVID-19 cures.
"I am very excited to move this field forward and to utilize metabolism as a way to choke virus replication in both the human host and mosquito vector." -Rushika Perera
Rushika Perera was named an ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator. The national award recognizes outstanding young investigators in the infectious diseases field who are within ten years of their last training experience or at the Assistant Professor level.
CSU researchers found that mosquitoes that could transmit the virus were abundant in feedlots and at nearby sites.
The CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology celebrated a new era in infectious disease research, with a groundbreaking for the Center for Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases on June 18.
The deadliest tick-borne disease has Colorado roots. Powassan virus—which is fatal in 10 percent of cases and leaves half of its victims with brain damage—hasn’t been detected in a Coloradan. But scientists first isolated it from a tick found along the Cache la Poudre River in 1952, six years before the first known human case (in Ontario), says Powassan expert Dr. Gregory Ebel of Colorado State University.
Alex Byas, who is also a veterinarian and a PhD student at CSU studying West Nile virus, opens a lab fridge to reveal a Ziploc bag full of vials of ticks. They look dead, but they aren’t. She needs them alive to keep the potential viruses inside them fresh.